Hidden ??/2016 -
Hidden 04/Jun/15 2nd O/S
joe hallam 15/May/15 AltLd O/S

P1 and 3. Final pitch of barbican Enjoyed all four pitches. Crux stepping off the pinnacle and maybe dropping down off of the gangway. Ravens nest at yew tree belay. Deserved classic route status.

with Andrew Duncan
Andrew Duncan 15/May/15 AltLd
Jonathan Richardson 05/Apr/15 Lead O/S

Not even one star! Way too much foliage on it! Oh and a birds nest!

with Emma
Hidden 05/Apr/15 2nd O/S
mattkemp70 ??/2015 -
mattkemp70 ??/2015 -
j.buckley87 21/Sep/14 AltLd O/S
steely 03/Sep/14 -
with luke armitage, duncan campbell
jon22 30/Aug/14 Lead
with Dan Hinton
Hidden 24/Aug/14 AltLd rpt
mikecollins 24/Aug/14 AltLd O/S
with manmike
uphillnow 25/Jun/14 AltLd

Done before on several occasions. Took left hand finish and got a good look at the opening fault near the top of the route - scarey

with Rik
peter.ravenscroft27 21/Jun/14 AltLd

sweet. Linked p1 & 2. found crux was moving off the pillar.

helin 21/Jun/14 AltLd
with peter
Matt Amos 30/May/14 AltLd O/S
mcglenr25 27/May/14 AltLd O/S


Hidden 27/May/14 AltLd O/S
Graham Westbrook 19/May/14 AltLd O/S
mjackson 19/May/14 2nd
richardashe 19/May/14 Lead
Harry Shuell 14/May/14 2nd

best climb ever, amazing VS have to go back and lead

tmawer 04/May/14 AltLd rpt
with Ben
Stickle Tarn 04/May/14 AltLd O/S

P1 and P2 linked together. A classic route that needs more traffic, quite green at the bottom.

sparkass 04/May/14 Lead O/S

Following top advise from friendly local Tony we headed on up. Amazing fun dirty first pitch followed by excellent VS romping followed by terrifying moves through lose ground on a loose block with massive ravens continually threatening overhead. This is a true classic.

with Andrew Wightman
andrewwightman 04/May/14 2nd
with duncan campbell
Jonathan Spooner ?/May/14 AltLd O/S
with Ryan McGlen, Francis Charlesworth
al jackson ?/Apr/14 AltLd dnf
mike mo ??/2014 -
Hidden ??/2014 -
RUDIN.J.D.H 14/Sep/13 -

Quality climb and glad I got to do it before it fell down. Lead the first pitch then wandered off track. 2nd the rest of the way up

with Duncan Livesly, Mike Mason
Hidden 14/Sep/13 2nd O/S
Climbster 27/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

P2+4. Get in before it falls down.

with Ian
Bloke on a Rope 27/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

What a top route, wanted to get it done before the top pitch rolls down the hill, will be a shame when it does.

with Matt
Hidden 20/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Hidden 20/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
Mike Sheehan 20/Jul/13 2nd

First couple of pitches to the crossover with Zigzag, then follow last pitches of Zigzag. Great climb. Thanks to Gerald.

with Gerald Bonington
Hidden 10/Jul/13 AltLd O/S
MazElden 10/Jul/13 AltLd
with Graeme
Matt Rowat 07/Jul/13 AltLd O/S

Both solo p1, rubbish and vegetated. I led crux pitch.

with owen
55pete55 06/Jul/13 2nd
Hidden 08/Jun/13 -
Hidden 01/Jun/13 Lead
Shaw Brown 30/Apr/13 Lead
with kmc
Hidden ??/2013 -
Hidden ??/2013 -
Lessworkmoreclimbing ??/2013 -
Andy Chadwick ??/2013 -
neilh ??/2013 -
darren hudson 08/Sep/12 AltLd

Neil bailled so just me and Fordie finished.

with Neil Duerden, David Ford
owain-1978 ?/Aug/12 AltLd O/S
with bill
Hunter72 25/May/12 2nd
with Peter Ibberson
bobjohnston ?/May/12 Lead O/S
Nick Russell 22/Apr/12 AltLd O/S

Linked the first 4 pitches to an impromptu hanging belay below the ravens' nest at the yew tree belay, rucksack hauling, a good outing!

cbeard 22/Apr/12 AltLd O/S

VERY wet first section. Perfectly manageable despite this. Impromptu hanging belay below the upper ledge with the yew tree due to angry ravens. Use runners carefully on the top pitch to avoid dragging the ropes through plentiful guano!

Matt Poole 01/Apr/12 Lead O/S
with Paulina Pilarska
barni 29/Mar/12 AltLd O/S
with Bob
Callum Anderson ??/2012 -
Stewart Armstrong ??/2012 -
Charlie Zephyr Booth ??/2012 -
JonG ??/2012 -
cballard ??/2012 -
sjbutterworth 13/Jul/11 AltLd β

Great route. Led P2. Struggled on making the first move on the ramp P3 after setpping off the block but cruised it when on second. All in the footwork.

with Dave Fletcher
Hidden 12/Jul/11 AltLd O/S
clairepoppett 11/Jul/11 AltLd O/S

I led P2+3, and P5

with John F
Nigel Coe 11/Jul/11 AltLd
with Pete Kelly
Mark D 04/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Dave Duggan
Hidden 24/Jun/11 AltLd
joe_lancs 24/Jun/11 Lead O/S

started via 1st 2 pitches of zigzag

phillipjohnson 13/Jun/11 AltLd
Hidden 12/Jun/11 Lead
Hidden 12/Jun/11 -
Bob Windsor ?/Jun/11 AltLd
with Harry Salisbury, matt spencer, paul trower
Hidden 27/May/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May/11 2nd
darren hudson 25/May/11 AltLd O/S

fordie led the the crux pitch,(3) really just one move. Fun though dripping at the bottom

with David Ford
Hidden 21/May/11 AltLd O/S
Hidden 21/May/11 AltLd O/S
lukerockwalker 14/May/11 AltLd

rain stopped play

with Dave hicks
Hidden 03/May/11 2nd rpt
tomhull 03/May/11 Lead rpt
with hollie beaumont, matt harris
Hidden 03/May/11 2nd
James Oswald 01/May/11 AltLd O/S

Lead the 2nd pitch. Made it feel much harder by not having my leading head. Very long pitch!

with Simon
eazyclimbing 01/May/11 Lead β
with heather
Nigel Coe 01/May/11 AltLd
with Alan Walmsley
DaveAtkinson ?/May/11 Lead
with P.Cannon
Hidden ?/May/11 Lead O/S
Edd_Harris 30/Apr/11 2nd dog

Faffed on whilst gaining the slab taking a fall with a swing and again rounding the the corner at the top of the slab. Hmph the moves were alright second try as well.

with Callum
pebbles 29/Apr/11 AltLd

had seconded alan on this some years ago. ian and me did it as two pitches - ian p1 and p2 (as one) me p3 and p4 (as one).

with ian
Hidden 29/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
NorthernRock 29/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Lead 1st 2 pitches, Peri lead the top 2

with Peri
Hidden 29/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 29/Apr/11 2nd O/S
eldre070 28/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Carl ran P1 and P2 together. I did crux pitch. Very nice. Bold step onto ramp and bold section leaving the ramp.

with Carl Slaney
Slaney 28/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Nice climb - did P1 & P2 together - nice lead Mike !

Conan 25/Apr/11 Lead
with Clare A
ceaddiso 25/Apr/11 2nd

Bit shrubby on the first pitch. Scary upper section and nut stuck, say no more!

with Conan
Hidden 25/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
sam g 24/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
with Chris gore
jess 23/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
with martin
bob johnson 22/Apr/11 2nd O/S
with Rich Ball
bazpearson 20/Apr/11 2nd β
with pete stollery
Emma-Louise Anderson 18/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Awesome. Led pitches 2 and 4. Pitch 2 was steep and a bit exposed. Loved it. Jim did a fantastic lead up the exposed and poorly protected 3rd pitch - I really enjoyed seconding it and got a kick out of the exposed juggy finale.

with James Lear
peterp 15/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
with Ally Corbett
Hidden 14/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
cat22 10/Apr/11 AltLd O/S

Led crux pitch - tricky step off the pinnacle. Hardest VS I've done in the Lakes!

with Mike
jonny taylor 09/Apr/11 AltLd rpt
with Will C
barney800 09/Apr/11 Lead O/S

Continuously excellent! Damp holds added excitement to the step of the pinnacle and gear felt a little awkward. All there though.

Hidden 09/Apr/11 AltLd O/S
ali newman ukc 23/Mar/11 2nd O/S
codenamel 19/Mar/11 AltLd O/S

Did 2nd and 3rd pitch, was an excellent climb. 3rd pitch got my heart racing, a true 3* route in my opinion.

Krys81 19/Mar/11 AltLd O/S

Led 1st pitch (severe grade) and 4th (top) pitch (VDiff ish). PS- If the group of 4 lads who abseiled off from the top of the 2nd pitch see this, please can I have my guide book back... thanks! =)

Robin Warden ??/2011 Lead

From Agony belay.

with rob weston
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Joolz ??/2011 -
adie84 ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
MHutch ??/2011 -
pasbury ??/2011 -
Danny Bags ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 -
Hidden ??/2011 AltLd
mark88 17/Oct/10 Lead
with Adam Davis, Paul Millen
Adi Hooper 10/Oct/10 AltLd

Led the 5a pitch.

Hidden 10/Oct/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 09/Oct/10 AltLd
shugsan 09/Oct/10 AltLd O/S

Weird, Zig Zag Overhanging Bastion Hybrid. P1+2 of Zig-Zag then up O.B.

with Hannah
MDowson 09/Oct/10 AltLd
with joe spoor
M_W_Court 13/Sep/10 Lead O/S
jwpil 11/Sep/10 AltLd O/S

Lead ramp pitch

with Ben
benscarter 11/Sep/10 AltLd dog

Made a right frig of the 2nd pitch. Wet holds and an odd angled traverse and a shite performance on my part caused me to drop on to what was fortunately a bomber cam. Otherwhise a great route

with Jack
Hidden 08/Sep/10 AltLd rpt
Hidden 02/Sep/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 02/Sep/10 AltLd O/S
Palindrome ?/Sep/10 2nd
ablackett 31/Aug/10 Lead rpt
with Andy Wallace
Hidden 31/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Alex Winter 25/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
Timo Austino 22/Aug/10 Lead

Still unraveling my head but a majoe break-throu today.... didn't wanna do it but keep going and going and going - end of the 3rd pitch just loved it all up massive style!!

with Nats
Adam1973 21/Aug/10 Lead rpt
Hidden 21/Aug/10 AltLd
tobyk 21/Aug/10 Lead O/S
with Claire Hoolohan
Hidden 21/Aug/10 2nd
rnotman67 15/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

Pitch 1 - Mick, Pitch 2 - Me, Pitch 3 - Mark. Fantastic climbing.

with gypsy3006, Uncle Micky
John Brayshaw 15/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

TT Strong line with continuously interesting climbing. Very satisfying, especially pitch 3.

with Chris
chris skipton 15/Aug/10 AltLd
kleinej 04/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

Led P1 and P3. Excellent route!

with Robert
rd20 04/Aug/10 AltLd O/S

Jason did amazing rising "terrace" third pitch

with Jason
peter myers ?/Aug/10 AltLd O/S
highfivekrissy ?/Aug/10 AltLd
wildbill ?/Aug/10 AltLd rpt
Chriswallis2 23/Jul/10 AltLd O/S

in 2 led 2nd

with Joe
Hidden 23/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
John Pickles 02/Jul/10 Lead rpt
with Chris Smith
twright180 ?/Jul/10 AltLd O/S
tjmillen ?/Jul/10 Solo
make 28/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Andrew Wilson 27/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
with Jason, Tony Womersley
williamsd79 27/Jun/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Jun/10 2nd rpt
gordon henderson 26/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
with rob slack
Hidden 26/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/10 Lead O/S
martrin 23/Jun/10 AltLd
with Sarah Kekus
nickhoward 20/Jun/10 Lead O/S

very committing when stepping off the pinnacle and then the "exposed pull" at the top of the ramp.. a great climb once i'd reached the yew and the adreneline had calmed down a bit!!

with John Haslam
Hidden 19/Jun/10 AltLd
Hidden 18/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 18/Jun/10 Lead O/S
John Postlethwaite 15/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
with John and Nicky
qwidge 12/Jun/10 -

Led first and last pitch - great climb! Scary stuff on the ramp on the middle section though.

with Roland
Hidden 11/Jun/10 AltLd
kylebradshaw 04/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
with Esther Seddon
Hidden 02/Jun/10 AltLd O/S
Maz J ?/Jun/10 AltLd

with Ged, with Kat and with Si!

shouter 31/May/10 Lead rpt
Jim Slater 31/May/10 AltLd O/S

P3 - bloody marvellous!

with Angus Malcolm
rockrat 25/May/10 AltLd β

Lead pitches two and four.

AndyT1151 24/May/10 Lead
ablackett 23/May/10 AltLd
with Jonny Taylor
jonny taylor 23/May/10 AltLd O/S
with Andy B
CMoore 23/May/10 Lead O/S
tim newton 21/May/10 AltLd O/S
with harri melhuish
Hidden 21/May/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 21/May/10 AltLd
Petarghh 19/May/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 15/May/10 AltLd
Hidden 12/May/10 AltLd O/S
Hidden 03/May/10 AltLd O/S 03/May/10 AltLd
with jamesca
Hidden 02/May/10 Solo O/S
bazpearson 01/May/10 2nd dog
with pete stollery
esther ?/May/10 AltLd
King Kong Climbing Walls ?/May/10 Lead
Bob M 28/Apr/10 AltLd

led crux pitch

Hidden 28/Apr/10 -
Hidden 27/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
John Pickles 27/Apr/10 AltLd rpt
mick1jones 24/Apr/10 AltLd O/S

Strung together pitches 1 and 2. Led pitches 1,2 and 3

with Dave Wilkinson
Paul Figg 18/Apr/10 AltLd
with Rachel Antill
Mark Kemball 16/Apr/10 AltLd
with Nic Dill
Jack Loftus 11/Apr/10 AltLd O/S

Climbed in the dark with head torches for shits and giggles.

with Nick
Hidden 10/Apr/10 AltLd O/S
a13x 04/Apr/10 AltLd O/S

Had a river running down it but still a great climb!

with James Stokes
stuart34 02/Apr/10 AltLd O/S

pitch 1 and 2 linked (wet), also led pitch 4

with James Monypenny
Harry Ellis ?/Apr/10 AltLd
with Alex Wheeldon, Sean Comiskey
Ben1983 07/Mar/10 AltLd O/S
Em66 07/Mar/10 AltLd
with MUMC
Andrew1 06/Mar/10 Lead
with Hulda
Hidden 06/Mar/10 2nd
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
sass ??/2010 -
RM199 ??/2010 Lead O/S
ross hold ??/2010 2nd
Duncan D ??/2010 -
julian Eldridge ??/2010 Lead O/S
cosmicray ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 -
Hidden ??/2010 AltLd
chris smith ??/2010 AltLd O/S
Steve Lenartowicz ??/2010 -
with Tilly
Hidden 28/Nov/09 Lead O/S
jl 17/Oct/09 Lead O/S
with Penny
erinbastian 04/Oct/09 Lead dnf


Hay ?/Oct/09 AltLd

Ali 1,3 Me 2,4. Scary but great.

with Ali Cashman
tjmillen 20/Sep/09 AltLd
with simon hall
AndrewShanks 19/Sep/09 2nd β
with Neil Morbey
KevB 19/Sep/09 Lead O/S
with Alex R
Hidden 13/Sep/09 Lead
Adam1973 06/Sep/09 AltLd rpt
with Alex
lukerockwalker ?/Sep/09 2nd

Claire wanted to lead all pitches so became belay bunny for the day. Great climbing with ball shrinking exposure on final pitch (don't be tempted to go too high on the final pull left)

robertmichaeladams 24/Aug/09 AltLd

Ran pitch 3 & 4 as a oner. Tom led pitch 1&2 as a oner and pitch 5. A little damp, amazing fun climbing and beautiful location

with Tom
tomdude 24/Aug/09 AltLd O/S

excellent, fun exposed climbing

with rob
Craig Geddes 24/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Second pitch is HORRIBLE when wet!

with Ellie Ames, Admiral
Hidden 22/Aug/09 2nd
Hidden 18/Aug/09 AltLd
Hidden 18/Aug/09 AltLd
Luis SD 08/Aug/09 AltLd O/S
tcfield 06/Aug/09 Lead

Incredible route, two of the finest pitches (2+3) of my life

Christian Beck ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
Martin Davies 20/Jul/09 AltLd O/S

Brilliant climb. Ran first 2 pitches together, then I lead the ramp pitch. Brilliant climbing, big holds and BIG exposure!

with Simon Platt
Ste Ridd 19/Jul/09 AltLd

Climbed with Mick and Ja. Mick started up Zig Zag. I led second pitch of Zig Zag to the big ash then headed left up pitch 3 of Overhanging Bastion. Ja led final pitch of Bastion up to the right.

Hidden 15/Jul/09 Lead rpt
clairea 15/Jul/09 2nd rpt

will lead next time

with vicky
andrew sandercock 10/Jul/09 AltLd O/S

lead crux pitch

with jon armstrong
lamma_hippie 10/Jul/09 AltLd
with Jon Lawton
Adam1973 04/Jul/09 AltLd rpt
with Ann S
Ann S 04/Jul/09 AltLd

Led 2nd pitch(4b) and the easy top pitch. Superb climb and seconding the crux move was not as hard as I had always thought it might be.

with Adam
joeydurkin 28/Jun/09 2nd
with Paul M, Chad
tebs 28/Jun/09 AltLd O/S
with sci and tim
bullwinkle 28/Jun/09 AltLd O/S

Led pitch 2

with Bart & Sci
Hidden 27/Jun/09 2nd O/S
simon kimber 22/Jun/09 Solo rpt
tinyali 11/Jun/09 2nd

H lead pitches 1 and 2 Aaron lead the rest.

Hidden 09/Jun/09 AltLd
dowy 05/Jun/09 AltLd

let first two pitches and last pitch

with lee cameron
Mike Sheehan 02/Jun/09 2nd

Cleared the ghosts

with Gerald Bonington & linda
Linda Newton 02/Jun/09 2nd
with Mike Sheehan & Gerald Bonington
Hidden 01/Jun/09 2nd O/S
J1PEF ?/Jun/09 AltLd
nathanlee ?/Jun/09 2nd β
kp64zl ?/Jun/09 2nd
iccy 30/May/09 AltLd O/S
with Dave Thornton
Sean Bell 25/May/09 AltLd O/S

PItch 1 and 3.Cracking route, loose in places but still 3 stars.

with col
dominic lee 24/May/09 Lead O/S
stimpey 07/May/09 AltLd O/S

Definately all it's cracked up to be. Awesome

with Pete, Davina
petegunn 07/May/09 AltLd
with Davina & Steve
Hidden 07/May/09 2nd rpt
Bristoldave 03/May/09 Lead O/S
with Rob
Spence22 ?/May/09 Lead
with Charlie
Scallywaggon ?/May/09 2nd
buddha1369 26/Apr/09 AltLd O/S

Pitch 2 & 4

stuartmunn 25/Apr/09 AltLd O/S
with Shane
steveb2006 19/Apr/09 2nd

Good route - not done before

ilikemonkys 15/Apr/09 -
with mike
Hidden 13/Apr/09 AltLd O/S
GPN 12/Apr/09 AltLd
with Annette
net 12/Apr/09 AltLd

Led p2 again. Want to lead p3 now!

with George
Hidden 01/Apr/09 AltLd
ShaneHoubart ?/Apr/09 AltLd
with Stu
Hidden ?/Apr/09 AltLd
simonp ?/Apr/09 Lead O/S
with Nicki Hearne
Hidden 24/Mar/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 22/Mar/09 AltLd
koopa ??/2009 -
Seymore Butt ??/2009 -
flatnose ??/2009 -
Chris M ??/2009 -
Adam Booth ??/2009 Lead O/S
with Kyle Pattinson
tommakin 21/Nov/08 AltLd O/S

Leading the 1st and 3rd pitch with sheet ice on both the slab and the Bastion

with James Maxwell
themax16 21/Nov/08 AltLd dog

Lead 2nd pitch + topout , second on others, Fall on movement over to slab on 3rd pitch

glenngordon 12/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with jerry millichip
Simon Holden (LCandCC) 20/Sep/08 AltLd O/S

I lead P1 and P3 which is the best 5a pitch of the route. Quite a move to get into the ramp.

with Murray
Hidden ?/Sep/08 Lead
charlie barnes 30/Aug/08 AltLd

bloody brilliant

with nick and danny
andymoin 23/Aug/08 AltLd O/S

lead pitches 2 and 3. Nice exposure a classic.

with Warren
Hidden 23/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/08 Lead
JDSwain 22/Aug/08 2nd

Did it super quick

with Tom Ripley
Hidden 03/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
Lee Sheard ?/Aug/08 AltLd O/S
with martin panton
Natalie feather ?/Aug/08 -
Tom Eagle 23/Jul/08 AltLd O/S

led p1 and p3

with Mario Yeomans
Hidden 23/Jul/08 AltLd O/S
IanJackson 14/Jul/08 Solo
mux 13/Jul/08 AltLd
with Simon Frost , Neil Griffiths
lithos 12/Jul/08 AltLd rpt

18 years later ! in 4 pitches , P1,p3 (ramp) me. Al got the wet corner and scramble off. Should do in 2 picthes to tree. Great stuff

with alan walmsley
Dan 85 03/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with Alexander
Dr Rorlasaurus 29/Jun/08 AltLd

P2, P4 Brilliant climb

with Tom Sparkes
sparkoclimb 28/Jun/08 AltLd
with Edwards
dicky79 07/Jun/08 AltLd O/S

P1, P3

with Mark the Dancer
martrin 05/Jun/08 AltLd
with Sarah Kekus
Little AndyH 05/Jun/08 AltLd O/S

guidebook had hvs as grade

with andyG
Andy S 02/Jun/08 AltLd O/S

Very good climb, bit of an anti-climax, maybe a little over-rated. I would still recommend it though!

with Lucy
wildbill ?/Jun/08 AltLd O/S
with Greg, German Mike
George Bassant 29/May/08 AltLd
with Aidie Jones
Abi Chard 25/May/08 Lead O/S
with Ian
Hidden 25/May/08 AltLd O/S
Guy Wilson 24/May/08 AltLd O/S
with Byron Buck
Byronius Maximus 24/May/08 AltLd O/S
pebbles 17/May/08 AltLd O/S

I led pitches 1 and 4, alan led 2 and 3. Route was dry as a bone after drizzle all day.

with alan walmsley
Ken Taylor 13/May/08 Lead
with Richard Munro
Conan 13/May/08 Lead O/S

Excellent route. A bit of a soft touch for 5a.

with Chris Michalak
Mountain Llama 12/May/08 AltLd
with Paul S
TiffTiff 03/May/08 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/May/08 AltLd
Hidden ?/May/08 Lead
matt22 ?/May/08 Lead O/S
dja 23/Mar/08 AltLd O/S

possibly my favourite climb to date. made more interesting by snow and hail. brilliant.

Mike Hargreaves 23/Mar/08 AltLd

Done in the snow, dropped my trainer half way up.

with Dave Atkinson
penrithblencathra 28/Feb/08 AltLd

I got top pitch!

with Sean
Hidden ??/2008 -
el diablo ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
nickcj ??/2008 Lead
Will Hunt ??/2008 AltLd O/S

Lead Ramp Pitch. Utterly Brap.

with David Smith &Ed Causton
banjo-bo ??/2008 -
Hidden ??/2008 -
mike241181 ??/2008 Lead
with Chris G
Dave Warburton 04/Nov/07 AltLd O/S

Nice little climb with a nice high crux. Good Climbing.

Nicos 04/Nov/07 Lead O/S
with rich mansfield
Hidden 21/Oct/07 AltLd O/S
Mike Hargreaves 11/Oct/07 AltLd

First climb with new camera, drizzly day but amazing and dry 3rd pitch, absolute classic!

with Sam Sykes
markfairbank 06/Oct/07 2nd

Superb climb.

with Mick D, Andy Platell
decs 05/Oct/07 AltLd O/S
with Dan
Franco Cookson OLD 22/Sep/07 AltLd O/S

1st-Ian 2nd-crux- me 3rd-Ian

ioboy 16/Sep/07 AltLd
bob3141 15/Sep/07 2nd

Crux pitch is superb.

Jesse Dufton 15/Sep/07 Lead
with bob3141
Hidden 12/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
Hidden 07/Sep/07 -
spacey 01/Sep/07 AltLd O/S
with Clive
MartinLister 22/Aug/07 Lead
with Peter Brown
Hidden ?/Aug/07 AltLd
IanJackson 31/Jul/07 Lead rpt
with Robeverybody
Graeme Hammond 31/Jul/07 Lead O/S
with Pete aka Dad
Adam1973 29/Jul/07 AltLd rpt
with Big Ian, IanJackson
IanJackson 29/Jul/07 -
with Big Ian
net 19/Jun/07 AltLd

Rob led p1, I led p2, Pete led p3. Amazing, amazing climb! :oD

with Rob & Pete M
Peter Metcalfe 19/Jun/07 AltLd

Rumour has it that's there's gear to protect the crux, but I'll be blowed if I could find it..

with Annette & Rob
climbingrick 10/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Stephen Shaw 06/Jun/07 AltLd
mark4344 04/Jun/07 AltLd
with Nick Coles
Hidden 03/Jun/07 Lead O/S
Adam1973 02/Jun/07 Lead O/S
with Ian
Neil Pacey 01/Jun/07 Lead rpt
Urgles ?/Jun/07 AltLd O/S
with Martin L
Mike Sheehan ?/Jun/07 -
Different Steve 27/May/07 AltLd rpt

Led P2 & 4. P2 tough for 4b

Mike H 26/May/07 AltLd
with Jamie Smith
Stephen Shaw 27/Apr/07 AltLd
Hidden 20/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
jason 20/Apr/07 AltLd O/S
with manmike
kevg 12/Apr/07 AltLd
with Malc, Craw
Si dH 08/Apr/07 AltLd O/S

led 2nd and 4th pitches. Excellent route.

with Neil Furniss
twoplates ?/Apr/07 2nd
with George Ullrich, Aaron Nattrass
Simon Allcock ?/Apr/07 AltLd
with nick
Hidden 30/Mar/07 AltLd O/S
Katy Nelson 21/Feb/07 2nd

AMAZING 3rd pitch and awesome lead by sam in the wet!

with Sam Ponsford
swmackey ??/2007 AltLd
Hidden ??/2007 Lead
Hidden ??/2007 2nd
greylag ??/2007 AltLd
innesmac ??/2007 -
duncana 12/Nov/06 2nd
with Pippa Archer
sgl 08/Oct/06 Lead
with Matt
mooseloose 09/Sep/06 AltLd O/S

Maria led the crux pitch, well led (Overbearing 8@st@rd adequately descibes it)

with Maria
bfreeman ?/Sep/06 AltLd O/S
with Jon Freeman
Hidden 26/Aug/06 2nd
Hidden 26/Aug/06 Lead O/S
Hidden 13/Aug/06 AltLd
Hidden 16/Jul/06 Lead O/S
jimkeeley 13/Jul/06 AltLd
paulcrosby 06/Jul/06 Lead O/S

Great route, just a bit wobbly getting off spike. Tasty apricot crumble. Swifty in the Golden rule. A perfect evening climb.

with Rosie Long
Sankey 24/Jun/06 AltLd O/S

Lead P2. Final pitch is stonking!

with Luke
thebigfriendlymoose 24/Jun/06 AltLd O/S

P1 lead 4b; P2 2nd 4b; P3 lead 5a; P4 2nd

with Stephen
Chris Wright 24/Jun/06 AltLd
Hidden 16/Jun/06 Lead
danm 09/Jun/06 AltLd
with Meg
cheeky 07/Jun/06 2nd O/S

Stunning route, found it allot easier than other HVS I climbed that week. But what do i know!!!!!

with Simon
RAK 04/Jun/06 AltLd
Hidden 30/May/06 AltLd O/S
PenJD 14/May/06 AltLd O/S

Led pitches 1 (4b) and 3 (5a).

with Dave Evans
Hidden 10/May/06 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/May/06 Lead β
AndyP 30/Apr/06 Lead O/S

HVS 5a

with Graham
Graham Kennedy 29/Apr/06 2nd
with Andrew Porter
petegunn 28/Apr/06 Lead
with Davina
Hidden 28/Apr/06 2nd O/S
Hidden ?/Mar/06 Lead
jim robertson ??/2006 -
ewen ??/2006 -
Hidden ??/2006 -
Matt crawford ??/2006 AltLd O/S
with Roland Ascroft
Justin Tracey ??/2006 Lead
MazElden ??/2006 AltLd
with various
innesmac ??/2006 - ??/2006 AltLd
Graham Iles 24/Sep/05 Solo
crossdressingrodney 07/Aug/05 AltLd O/S
with rob
Hidden 07/Aug/05 2nd O/S
chris sm ?/Aug/05 Lead
with Pippa Froggatt
Hidden ?/Aug/05 Lead O/S
buzby78 18/Jul/05 Lead
Stig 17/Jul/05 Lead O/S
with Graham Derbyshire
Hammy 17/Jul/05 2nd
with James Rees
Hidden 10/Jul/05 AltLd O/S
Phil West 09/Jul/05 AltLd β

Led 2&4(crux).

with GMan
Hidden ?/Jul/05 AltLd
Gman ?/Jul/05 AltLd O/S
with Phil
cem 29/May/05 AltLd O/S

Led crux pitch

Trobbo 16/May/05 AltLd

led p2 & 4

with andy mcvittie
malc 23/Apr/05 AltLd rpt
with Paul S
nakedave ?/Mar/05 -
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
tomhull ??/2005 AltLd
jonti ??/2005 2nd O/S
platt2000 ??/2005 Lead
MazElden ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 Lead O/S
Wayne S ??/2005 -
Hidden ??/2005 Solo
didntcomelast ?/Aug/04 -
kitch22 13/May/04 Lead O/S

Didn't even know the grade when I set off, was quite happy I went the right way.

with Ben Nicholson
Hidden ?/May/04 AltLd O/S
Hidden ?/Apr/04 AltLd O/S
Nick Beckett ??/2004 Lead
with various
Pete Graham ??/2004 Lead
with Rick Graham
Harry Ellis ??/2004 AltLd
with Trefor Hughes
Hidden 05/Sep/03 2nd
MaNimal 03/Sep/03 Lead
with Jo Larty
Hidden 09/Aug/03 AltLd O/S
steveP ?/Aug/03 AltLd O/S
joe king ?/Aug/03 AltLd
with steveP
Hidden 23/Jun/03 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/03 AltLd O/S
joe king ?/Jun/03 -
with steve pettit
John Pickles 14/May/03 AltLd O/S
Hidden 14/May/03 AltLd
Hidden 19/Apr/03 Lead rpt
John Kettle ??/2003 AltLd
brockers ??/2003 AltLd O/S
with CarlZ
Hidden ??/2003 -
RokGoblin 08/Aug/02 2nd O/S
GPN ?/Aug/02 AltLd
with Sam Clifford
Hidden 16/Jul/02 AltLd
Shaw Brown 07/Jun/02 AltLd

and at least 5 other acents!

with simon blythe
Bob M 03/May/02 AltLd
with Jill Stevens
Hidden 07/Apr/02 AltLd
Laramadness 07/Apr/02 AltLd

Lead P3

Hidden 06/Apr/02 AltLd O/S
Hidden 02/Apr/02 Lead O/S
Phil West 30/Mar/02 Lead dnf

I led first 3 pitches, but couldn't commit to the crux and Dave didn't fancy it, so we made a way off the crag by way of a rising traverse of manky wet ledges covered in foliage & trees. The Queen Mum had died by the time we got off.......

with David Atherton
clams ?/Mar/02 AltLd

Led crux pitch - was so scared hardly put any runners in

with CH, AD
arose ?/Feb/02 Lead

Gregs first multipitch VS

with Greg Wilks
Hidden ??/2002 Lead O/S
MazElden ??/2002 -
with Jon
Le Chevalier Mal Fet ?/Oct/01 AltLd
with Richard Bower
rob.grafton ??/2001 Lead
with Bruce Perry
Hidden 24/Jun/00 AltLd
Hidden 27/May/00 AltLd O/S
Hidden 12/May/00 AltLd
Hammy 11/May/00 Lead
with Richard Munro
chrisrogers ?/Mar/00 Lead O/S
with James H
jonka ??/2000 -
gypsy3006 ??/2000 -
Ian Jones ??/2000 Lead O/S
with Peter Murrel (absolute nob)
brianrunner ??/2000 -
bullybones ??/2000 -
simon cox ??/2000 -
Adam Lincoln ??/2000 Lead
Hidden ??/2000 Lead O/S
Jon Evans 20/Apr/99 AltLd
with Phil from calvert
clive-greenwood 18/Apr/99 Lead O/S
with Sue W
Stone Muppet ??/1999 -
Phill Mitch ??/1999 Lead O/S
with kipper
seanyt ??/1999 2nd
Jody ?/Aug/98 AltLd O/S

Led 5a pitch

with S?
guisboro andy ?/May/98 AltLd
with richie
ed woods ??/1998 AltLd
with Roger Haworth
ste_d 15/Jul/97 AltLd O/S
with mik
mikedelderfield 15/Jul/97 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/97 AltLd
David Ballantyne ??/1997 2nd O/S
with Nick Clement
FATBOYFAT ??/1997 -
with Jim Hatfield
Neil Conway 18/Aug/96 2nd O/S
with Steve Hardy
Colin Edwards 08/Jun/96 Lead
Hidden ?/May/96 AltLd
Graham Booth ?/May/96 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Apr/96 AltLd rpt
Hidden ??/1996 Lead O/S
Hammy 28/Aug/95 AltLd
with Richard Munro
steve prior ?/Aug/95 Lead
with Gary
EddieA 30/Jul/95 AltLd
with Simon W
biggianthead 24/Jul/95 -
with HT
craig h 01/Jul/95 AltLd O/S
with Matt Ford, liam Corrigan
Hidden 24/Jun/95 AltLd rpt
Hidden ??/1995 AltLd O/S
Nigel Coe ??/1995 AltLd

Sometime in the 1990s.

Hidden 03/Jul/94 -
Hidden 01/May/94 2nd
Hidden 01/May/94 2nd
Dave Musgrove Jnr 18/Apr/94 AltLd
with Nick Ashton
djmarko75 ?/Sep/93 Solo
Rich Kirby ?/May/93 AltLd
p.crooky#1 ??/1993 Lead
with Nick Franklin
Narked4fun 23/Aug/92 Lead
with Neil Mason, Colin Binks
crater 09/Aug/92 2nd
Hidden ?/Jun/92 AltLd O/S
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Rog Wilko ?/Sep/91 AltLd
with Tony Tokarski
Hidden ?/Aug/91 2nd
mattnuttall 20/Jul/91 AltLd O/S
with Matthieu Mounier, Scott Nuttall
whispering nic 27/Apr/91 Lead
with noj
Hidden ??/1991 -
stewart murray ??/1991 Lead rpt
with V. Bainbridge
The Reaper 17/Sep/90 AltLd O/S
Richard Weller 16/Sep/90 Lead
with Robin Cowan
Hidden 11/Aug/90 Lead
Mick King 15/Jul/90 AltLd

Lead P1

with Mark Lavender
Hidden 06/Jul/90 AltLd O/S
lithos 03/Jul/90 AltLd O/S
with dave stokes
Hidden 27/May/90 AltLd O/S
mik1miller ??/1990 Solo
DaveHo ??/1990 Lead O/S
Hidden ??/1990 -
DubyaJamesDubya ??/1990 AltLd O/S
with Nick Oldfield
freeheel47 ??/1990 -
Mick King 10/Sep/89 AltLd

Lead P1 & 3

with Pete Hankinson
BigHairyIan 12/Aug/89 Lead O/S
with Kaz Render
RichardMc 08/Jun/89 AltLd
with Angel Vila
Hidden 27/Mar/89 Lead
Chris the Tall ?/Feb/89 AltLd

Led one of the lower pitches, then snatched the crux pitch after Charlie backed off it - he missed the crucial friend placement. Great route, but very cold

with Charlie and Gavin
babymoac 10/Dec/88 AltLd
with Alan S
Hidden 16/Oct/88 2nd
Andy Say 06/Jul/88 Lead
Hidden 23/Jun/88 Lead
neil3965 01/May/88 -
with Bill McCrae
Rich Kirby ??/1988 AltLd
with Graham Cairns/Ray Kelly
badgy ??/1988 2nd
Hidden ??/1988 -
Carl Smethurst 07/Nov/87 AltLd O/S
with Simon Tovell
Hidden 25/Oct/87 AltLd O/S
Hidden 11/Aug/87 Lead rpt
biggianthead 19/May/87 -
with M
Hidden 04/May/87 Lead
Steve Crowe 02/May/87 AltLd O/S


keefe ??/1987 -
stewart murray ??/1987 2nd O/S

Led P1. Ross led crux

with Ross Jervis, Stewart Pollard
Hidden ?/Jun/86 AltLd
Hidden ?/Jun/86 AltLd
Neil R 03/May/86 Lead
with Sharon
mark-abz ?/May/86 Lead
with Bill P
Hidden ??/1986 AltLd
Dave Rumney ??/1986 Lead
malc 19/Oct/85 Lead O/S
Hidden 15/Oct/85 AltLd O/S
Tim Bateman 13/Oct/85 Lead
Hammy 08/Jun/85 Lead
with Pete Smith
Hidden 29/May/85 Solo
Guy ??/1985 -
hazeysunshine ??/1984 2nd O/S
with Pete H
Hidden ??/1984 Lead
Hidden ??/1984 Lead
Ghastly Rubberfeet 02/Aug/83 AltLd
with Tom Redfern
Lone Rider 08/Apr/83 -
ewar woowar ??/1983 Lead
Hidden ??/1983 Lead dnf
beaumap ?/Jul/82 Lead
with Martin Davis
Hidden ??/1982 AltLd
John Marsland 17/Sep/81 AltLd
with Tony Rex
mike bridges 29/Aug/81 2nd O/S

solo ist pitch,2nd rest but led easy top pitch.

charlesmfrench 18/Jul/81 AltLd O/S


with Ian Milne
ColinMeech ?/Jul/81 AltLd O/S

Was a bit of an epic! Damp day and the crux was a nightmare.

Bob 14/May/81 AltLd O/S
with B. Wright
Hammy 04/Oct/80 AltLd
with Rob Lawson
Mark Kemball 20/May/80 Lead
with Richard Lang
andybirtwistle 18/May/80 Lead
with Nigel Jamieson, Ed Williams
RichardMc 01/May/80 -
Bruce Kerr 08/Apr/80 Lead
with Dave Page
robinsi197 ??/1980 -
with Barbara
Chris Craggs ??/1980 -
Tom V ??/1980 -
with Pete Brailsford
rogerskews 29/Jul/79 -
with Martin Coward
Rob Davies ?/Jul/79 AltLd
with Angus McLean
Mike C 25/Jun/79 AltLd
with Pete Vallely
Hidden ?/Jun/79 AltLd
Hidden ?/May/79 AltLd O/S
telemark ??/1979 Lead
Hidden ?/Aug/78 Lead dnf
Hidden ??/1978 Lead O/S
Gordon Stainforth 15/Aug/77 2nd
with John Mothersele, Mike Burke
RichardMc 14/Aug/77 AltLd
with Dave Langmead
Nic Robinson 26/Jun/77 AltLd O/S
with Paul Greenland
Lord of Starkness ??/1977 Lead
with Stu Ely
Hidden 30/Aug/76 AltLd
tapley 16/Jul/76 2nd
with John Sumner
Hidden 09/Jul/76 Lead
Falko 17/Jan/76 AltLd O/S
with Howard Lancashire
Hidden 19/Oct/75 AltLd
Martin Bennett 30/Aug/75 -
with JD
Peter Main 19/Feb/75 2nd

wet & slippy

with Robin Andrews & Colin Firth
Sean Kelly ?/Sep/74 Lead

Climbed after a wild nurses' party in Manchester!

Peter Main 16/Apr/74 2nd O/S

A superb route on a summer evening, couldn't have led it!

with Robin Andrews & Fran Bashford
greenbuoy 11/Apr/74 AltLd
Howard J ??/1974 2nd O/S

Needed a back rope on the traverse

with Nigel Shepherd
Nigel Bond 01/Jul/73 AltLd
with Andy Brown
Gordon Stainforth 12/Jul/71 AltLd
with Tim James
mikej 05/Jun/71 Lead
with E
Paula Hamilton-Gibson ??/1971 AltLd
with Geoff Leach
Dave Musgrove 10/Nov/68 AltLd
RichardMc 27/Oct/68 Lead
with Nicola Brett-Holt
Dave Musgrove 25/May/68 AltLd
RichardMc 03/Mar/68 AltLd O/S

Led the crux pitch

with Ian Stromberg
jcw 30/Sep/66 Lead
Martin Bennett 01/May/66 -

After the Red bank bivvy and Grasmere boat ride!

with CJE
Hidden ??/0000 2nd
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